University Scholar - Distinction for Academic Excellence, McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Evidence-Based Orthopaedics - Senior Tier I Chair, McMaster University Professor - Department of Surgery,McMaster University AcademicHead - Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University AssociateChair - Department of Surgery, McMaster University AssociateFaculty - Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Co-Chair, CLARITY Research Group - Clinical Advances through Research and Information Translation at McMaster University OrthoEvidence - www.orthevidence.com - Founder/Editor-In-Chief
2014 Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine
2013 Inducted into the province’s highest honor - The Order of Ontario
2013 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
2012 Award of Merit, Canadian Orthopaedic Association
2012 Award of Merit, Combined Associations of Plastic Surgery
2011 Power List (30 most influential Indo-Canadians)
2011 Top Achievements in Health Research-Canadian Institutes of Health Research/ CMAJ
2010 Top 20 cited Surgeons in 20 years (Rank 7)
2010 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons-OREF - (Kappa Delta) Award Winner
2009 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Medal in Research
2004 Regions Hospital / UMN Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Mark E. Fleming, DO, MC, USN
2011 Alumnus of the Year Award, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine - For his stellar standard of care for our valiant warriors, for his service to our nation, and for exemplifying the best of the osteopathic profession.
2007 Regions Hospital / UMN Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship.
Timothy Hiesterman, DO
2010 Bob Green, DO Memorial Award for achieving the highest combined score, both written and oral, certification examinations.
2011 Regions Hospital / UMN Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship.
Lieutenant-Colonel Max Talbot, MD
2011 Promotion to Lt. Colonel, appointed as Medical Director of the Canadian Forces Trauma Training Center East.
2005 Regions Hospital / UMN Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship.
Ivan Tarkin, MD
2011 Outstanding Clinical Educator of the Year Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2006 Regions Hospital / UMN Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship